December: Restaurants

I know the last thing you guys probably want to after the heavy food-filled Christmas is think about going out for dinner! But nonetheless I thought I would let you know of a couple of great places I ate in in December. Let me know if you give any of these a try - they... Continue Reading →

Simple Salmon with Basil Sauce

Wanting something not cheese filled or deep fried after days of it over Christmas I decided to make salmon with salad and some homemade simple basil pesto! If you're looking for something light give this a try it's ridiculously easy and takes 30 minutes! Ingredients - serves 2 Salmon fillet x 2 1/2 white onion,... Continue Reading →

Salmon Fishcakes

I made these gorgeous melt in the middle salmon fishcakes for my sister and boyfriend the other evening and ohh man it went down a treat! If you'e stuck for food over this Christmas week but want something yummy, comforting but not too difficult that can feed the masses - give this a try! Ingredients... Continue Reading →

Christmas Party: Mains

Following on from our Starters... here is how we tackled the mains! We went for a traditional roast for our Christmas party, although we didn't go for a turkey for two reasons really 1) let's save that for actual Christmas Day and 2) the cost was unreal! Ingredients - This serves 8 people (with a... Continue Reading →

Christmas Party: Starters

You guys know all about our Christmas Party and how I planned it! The original recipes for all of these dishes came from the Polpo Cookbook, and we adapted them slightly depending on timings! We wanted light and refreshing starters, but something a little special!   Smoked Salmon, Ricotta & Dill Wrap Ingredients 100g soft... Continue Reading →

Tuna Pasta Bake

I made this lovely dish one wet Thursday evening. This big bowl of cheesy pasta was exactly what we all needed that evening! There is nothing more satisfying and comforting than a big bowl o' crispy pasta and this did the job. Super super easy to make and very yummy! I hope you love it... Continue Reading →

Veggie Chilli

I made this gorge chilli one evening when I was home alone! This serves two which was super handy as the boyfriend had the leftovers the following day! It was so easy to make and so so warming! I had it with all the trimmings and some cheeky wedges but serve it however you wish!... Continue Reading →

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